Abingdon, UK


Financial Controller - Abingdon (Hybrid) - Salary up to £75,000
Apointe are pleased to be teaming up with an exciting media company based close to Abingdon, a real forward thinking company that are looking for a new Financial Controller.
The company is going through a phase of strong growth and with the addition of a new CFO that has already made some major changes by implementing new finance systems, processes and staff development things are heading in a brilliant direction.
As the company Financial Controller you will oversee a variety of duties undertaken by the finance department, including setting targets and supporting individual departments to create and maintain their budgets, maintain all financial systems for your assigned business area, identifying areas that require improvement and implementing necessary changes to support business development.


Desired Experience:
  • ACCA, CIMA or ACA Qualified
  • Experience in leading financial teams and overseeing a company’s financial control and reporting activities.
  • Good working knowledge of Sage accounting



Salary & Benefits:
Salary of up to £75,000 on offer plus a whole raft of Benefits including:
Salary sacrifice Pension - Staff discounts of up to 50% off of their products - Income protection - Life Assurance - Company social events throughout the year - Critical Illness cover - Interest free loans - Cycle to work scheme - Private Medical - Dental and more!


Key Responsibilities:
  • Managing, mentoring and motivating the accounts team
  • Contributing to company financial strategy and decision-making process
  • Ensure robust financial systems and processes are in place
  • Supervise the preparation of month end accounts and VAT returns
  • Ensure the completion of bank and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Budget analysis
  • Managing the audit process and liaising with external personnel
  • Oversee the preparation of year end statutory accounts
  • Budgeting & forecasting
  • Undertaking financial analysis and reporting
  • Overseeing tax and compliance
  • Developing forecasting models (P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow)
  • Mentor and line manage junior members of the team